Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin survived his recall election and Jon Stewart, being Jon Stewart, runs down the networks' spins on the results.
The Daily Show, like the cable news programming it mocks, got local last night and took a close look at the Wisconsin recall election.
Jon Stewart makes a good point: After the wall-to-wall coverage of Prince William's wedding last year, shouldn't we in America be a little royal'd out by now? Well, not yet at CNN.
Yesterday, the Daily Show host put aside national politics to to adress a much more pressing issue.
Showing once again that tech companies have mountains of cash to burn, Google spent more than $9.25 millon to apply to own a few domains like ".google", ".doc", ".youtube", and ".lol".
On yesterday's Daily Show, Jon Stewart was begging Donald Trump to reenter the presidential race, since it's just so easy to make fun of him—especially compared to the two real candidates.
We're not exactly crying over the $4.7 billion in net worth Mark Zuckerberg lost over 11 days, but here's one way to measure it: he's no longer one of the 40 richest human beings on the planet, as ranked by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Fresh off of a two-week vacation, Jon Stewart must've decided that he wanted his return to The Daily Show to be big. So why not an interview with the First Lady of the United States?
In case, you know, you haven't been outside in the past three months, it's about to become official: unless a freak blizzard blankets the country by Thursday, the spring of 2012 will go down as the warmest for the U.S. in 117 years of record-keeping.
According to an Associated Press story on CEO compensation, the median national salary in 2011 was $39,312 while the median pay for CEOs was $9.587 million, or 244 times larger.
If we've learned one thing from our Media Diets, it's that the first thing many people reach for in the morning is their smartphone. In fact, many of them sleep with them in their beds at night. In fact, many of them sleep with them in their beds at night.
It's kind of telling that in the 12 years Gallup has been measuring Americans' moral indignation on a variety of so called vices, not once has it asked about birth control, a virtual non-issue in U.S. politics until it suddenly became one earlier this year.
Need another confirmation that the world of programming is as nerdy as you suspected? Well, today we learn tech employers want recruits to think that they'll be hired as ninjas or Jedis, like we're all living in Kill Bill or Star Wars or something.
The tweeting masses are on board with the cause of the moment, gay marriage, by a roughly 2.6-to-1 margin, according to a report from Pew's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
A running narrative -- sometime prominent, other times latent -- in the 2012 election is Romney's Mormonism, and whether it might scare away many a good evangelical Republican from the voting booth.
History will remember May 16, 2012 as a day the Internet felt cold and empty without one of its most prominent political journalists. That's because Politico's Mike Allen took his first day off in nearly three years.
Barack Obama came out in favor of gay marriage, so of course Fox News will have something awful to say about the president. Wait, what's that? They're not as threatened by the gays as they used to be?
Here's a little lesson on austerity measures. The unemployment rate -- the economic indicator President Obama's most maligned for -- might be a lot lower had the president been allowed to keep government payrolls up like he wanted to.
According to Germany's Der Spiegel, German police shot only 85 bullets in all of 2011, a stark reminder that not every country is as gun-crazy as the U.S. of A.
On Tuesday, The Daily Show host dinged Obama for his cold feet on gay marriage. So Jon Stewart had to walk back his admonition of Obama a bit on last night's Daily Show, after this president's coming out party.